Evaluating and Treating Adolescent Suicide Attempters: From Research to Practice
Spirito A~~Overholser J C
This book provides readers with an overview of important cognitions, emotions, & behaviours pertinent to adolescent suicidal behaviour. Separate chapters are dovted to mood states, cognitive characteristics, substance abuse, family factors, & interpersonal issues related to suicidal behaviour. Measures to assess each of these factors are described in each chapter. Each chapter opens with a case study vignette followed by a summary of the empirical literature.